The Bloomberg administration invested more than $6 billion in the City’s bridges. In 2013, there were just two bridges rated as poor (compared to 8 in 2002) and both have rehabilitation projects underway or planned. In 2013, the City’s 788 bridges were in the best condition in generations.
Record amounts of road resurfacing was done with recycled asphalt, a result of the City’s purchase of a second asphalt factory.
More than 470 lane miles of bike lanes were added during the Bloomberg administration.
3,325 new bus shelters, 297 new newsstands and 3 public toilets were added to the streets.
More than 50 pedestrian plaza projects were completed or begun under the Bloomberg administration.
As of 2013, 94% metered parking can be paid for with credit cards.
No. 7 Train Extension
The extension of the 7 train to the Far West Side, which is on pace to be operational in 2014, is the first new City-funded subway expansion to be built in more than 50 years.
Ferry System Modernization
The Bloomberg administration rehabilitated both Staten Island Ferry terminals and purchased 3 new ferryboats.
Midtown in Motion
1,000 microwave sensors and 32 traffic video cameras were added to the 100-square block area of Midtown to respond to congestion in real time and allow engineers to make adjustments to relieve it.